Transcript Legend Information

Transcript legend information is specific to a student’s graduation program, which is indicated on the transcript.

Tip: The year (i.e. 1986, 1995, 2004, 2018) indicates the graduation program type, not the year a student graduated.

 B.C. (2018) Graduation Program (current program)

A

(86-100%)

Excellent Performance

B

(73-85%)

Very Good Performance

C+

(67-72%)

Good Performance

C

(60-66%)

Satisfactory Performance

C-

(50-59%)

Minimally Acceptable Performance

SG

Standing granted where completion of normal requirements was not possible, but credit was granted on the basis of adjudication by the school.

TS

Transfer standing may be granted by the principal, vice principal or director of instruction in charge of a school on the basis of an examination of records from an institution other than a school as defined in the School Act.

C

The student received course credit via a challenge process.

E

The student received course credit via an equivalency review.

 

1

Emerging

Demonstrates an initial understanding of the concepts and competencies relevant to the expected learning.

2

Developing

Demonstrates a partial understanding of the concepts and competencies relevant to the expected learning.

3

Proficient

Demonstrates a complete understanding of the concepts and competencies relevant to the expected learning.

4

Extending

Demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of the concepts and competencies relevant to the expected learning.

MET

Numeracy 10 Assessment requirement met by a Mathematics 10 provincial exam.

RM

Requirement met by completion of the Literacy 10 Assessment.

XMT

Assessment requirement exempt.

AEG

Aegrotat Standing means the student has been granted exemption from writing a Provincial Graduation Assessment due to unpredictable circumstances that render a student unable to write an assessment, even at a future session.

Minimum 80 credits over Grades 10–12, including successful completion of the courses listed below. Students may have earned more than 80 credits but not have successfully completed all required courses. All Ministry-authorized, Board/Authority-Authorized or post- secondary courses count toward graduation.

 

  • The graduation requirements below are designated by a code number in the REQ column:

      

    =

    Language Arts 10 (4 credits)*

       

    =

    Language Arts 11 (4 credits)

    =

    Language Arts 12 (4 credits)

    4

    =

    Social Studies 10 (4 credits)

    5

    =

    Social Studies 11 or 12 (4 credits)

    6

    =

    Mathematics 10 (4 credits)

    7

    =

    Mathematics 11 or 12 (4 credits)

    8

    =

    Science 10 (4 credits)

    9

    =

    Science 11 or 12 (4 credits)

    10

    =

    Physical and Health Education 10 (4 credits)

    11

    =

    Arts Education and/or Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies 10, 11 or 12 (4 credits)

    12

    =

    Career Life Education (4 credits)

    13

    =

    Career Life Connections (4 credits)

    15

    =

    Literacy 10 Graduation Assessment

    16

    =

    Numeracy 10 Graduation Assessment

* If more than one course is designated as meeting requirement 1, then 2 credits from each course are being counted toward the requirement.

 

  • In addition to the above 15 requirements, students need 28 credits for Elective Courses. Minimum 16 of 80 credits, including Language Arts 12 and Career Life Connections, must be at the Grade 12 level.

AP

Advanced Placement Course

BA

Board/Authority-Authorized Course

IB

International Baccalaureate Course 

IDS

Independent Directed Studies

LD

Locally Developed Course (non-credit course)

 

NOTE:

For post-secondary institution (PSI) courses, see post-secondary transcript for additional course details.

 

Adult Graduation Program (current program)

A

(86-100%)

Excellent Performance

B

(73-85%)

Very Good Performance

C+

(67-72%)

Good Performance

C

(60-66%)

Satisfactory Performance

C-

(50-59%)

Minimally Acceptable Performance

SG

Standing granted where completion of normal requirements was not possible, but credit was granted on the basis of adjudication by the school for non-examinable courses.

TS

Transfer standing granted for a course taken in another jurisdiction.

 

Course Type Abbreviations

AP

Advanced Placement Course

BA

Board/Authority-Authorized Course

CP

Career Preparation Course  (before September 1994)

CS

Correspondence Study Course  (before September 1994)

IB

International Baccalaureate Course

IDS

Independent Directed Studies 

LD

Locally Developed Course

Q

Provincial exams - which were completely phased out as of July 1, 2019 - were optional for students in the Adult Graduation Program. If the student chose not to write, a “Q” before the course code means the course mark is reported as the final mark.

 

NOTE:

Percentages are not reported for Non-Provincially Examinable courses completed before September 1994.

NOTE:

Only Grades 11 and 12 course activity is included on Adult Graduation Program transcripts.

NOTE:

BA, CP, IDS and LD courses do not meet Adult Graduation Program requirements.

 

 2004 Graduation Program  

A

(86-100%)

Excellent Performance

B

(73-85%)

Very Good Performance

C+

(67-72%)

Good Performance

C

(60-66%)

Satisfactory Performance

C-

(50-59%)

Minimally Acceptable Performance

SG

Although completion of normal requirements is not possible, a sufficient level of performance has been attained to warrant, consistent with the best interests of the student, the granting of standing for the course or subject and grade.

TS

Transfer Standing may be granted by the principal, vice principal or director of instruction in charge of a school on the basis of an examination of records from an institution other than a school as defined in the School Act.

RM

Requirement met is the Achievement Indicator for the Graduation Portfolio Assessment or Graduation Transitions.

AEG

Aegrotat standing for a provincial exam granted by the Provincial Board of Examiners because of illness or special circumstance.

C

The student received course credit via a challenge process.

E

The student received course credit via an equivalency review.

Minimum 80 Credits over Grades 10-12, including successful completion of the courses listed below. Students may have earned more than 80 credits but not have successfully completed all required courses. All Ministry-authorized, Board/Authority-authorized or post-secondary courses count toward graduation.

 

  • The graduation requirements below are designated by a code number (viz., 1-13 in the REQ column): 

1   

=

Language Arts 10 (4 credits)

   

=

Language Arts 11 (4 credits)

3 

=

Language Arts 12 (4 credits)

4

=

Social Studies 10 (4 credits)

5

=

Social Studies 11, Civic Studies 11 or BC First Nations Studies 12 (4 credits)

6

=

Math 10 (4 credits)

7

=

Math 11 or 12 (4 credits)

8

=

Science 10 (4 credits)

9

=

Science 11 or 12 (4 credits)

10

=

Planning 10 (4 credits)

11

=

Physical Education 10 (4 credits)

12

=

Fine Arts and/or Applied Skills 10, 11 or 12 (4 credits)*

13

=

Graduation Portfolio Assessment (4 credits)

          * If more than one course is designated as meeting requirement 12, then 2 credits from each course are being counted towards this requirement.

 

  • In addition to the above 13 requirements, students need 28 credits for Elective Courses. Minimum 16 of 80 credits, including Language Arts 12, must be at the Grade 12 level.

AP

Advanced Placement Course

BA

Board/Authority-Authorized Course

IB

International Baccalaureate Course

IDS

Independent Directed Studies

LD

Locally Developed Course (non-credit course)

Q

Provincial exams - which were completely phased out as of July 1, 2019 - were optional for students who received equivalent credit. If the student chose not to write, a “Q” before the course code means the course mark is reported as the final mark.

 

NOTE:

All Grade 10 and 11 courses are reported as Final % only, even for courses that have a required exam associated with them. Students are required to write a Grade 12 exam in a Language Arts 12. Students who choose not to write other optional Grade 12 exams will receive the same mark for their Final % and School %.

NOTE:

For post-secondary institution (PSI) courses, see post-secondary transcript for additional course details.

 

 1995 Graduation Program

A

(86-100%)

Excellent Performance

B

(73-85%)

Very Good Performance

C+

(67-72%)

Good Performance

C

(60-66%)

Satisfactory Performance

C-

(50-59%)

Minimally Acceptable Performance

SG

Although completion of normal requirements is not possible, a sufficient level of performance has been attained to warrant, consistent with the best interests of the student, the granting of standing for the course or subject and grade.

TS

Transfer Standing may be granted by the principal, vice principal or director of instruction in charge of a school on the basis of an examination of records from an institution other than a school as defined in the School Act.

AEG

Aegrotat standing for a provincial exam granted by the Provincial Board of Examiners because of illness or special circumstance.

C

The student received course credit via a challenge process.

E

The student received course credit via an equivalency review.

Minimum 52 credits over Grades 11-12, including completion of the courses listed below. Students may have earned more than 52 credits but not have successfully completed all requirements. 

 

  • 28 credits of Foundation Studies. The Required Foundation Studies courses below are designated by a code number (viz, 1-10) in the Req. column.

1

=

Language Arts 11 (4 credits)*

2

=

Language Arts 12 (4 credits) *

3

=

Social Studies 11, Civic Studies 11 or BC First Nations Studies 12 (4 credits)

4

=

Math 11 or 12 (4 credits)*

5

=

Science 11 or 12 (4 credits)*

6

=

Career and Personal Planning 11 (2 credits)

7

=

Career and Personal Planning 12 (2 credits)

8

=

Fine Arts 11 (2 credits)*

9

=

Applied Skills 11 (2 credits)*

10

=

Both Fine Arts 11 and Applied Skills 11 (4 credits)

* one from a number of course options.

  • 24 credits of Selected Studies (a minimum of 10 of these 24 credits must come from Grade 12 level provincially authorized, external credential, CP or BA courses). 
 

Course Type Abbreviations

AP

Advanced Placement Course

BA

Board/Authority-Authorized Course

CP

Career Preparation Course 

IB

International Baccalaureate Course

IDS

Independent Directed Studies

LD

Locally Developed Course

Q

Provincial exams - which were completely phased out as of July 1, 2019 - were optional for students who received equivalent credit. If the student chose not to write, a “Q” before the course code means the course mark is reported as the final mark.

 

NOTE:

Career Preparation and Locally Developed courses were credit courses under the 1995 graduation program.

 

1986 Graduation Program

A

(86-100%)

Excellent Performance

B

(73-85%)

Very Good Performance

C+

(67-72%)

Good Performance

C

(60-66%)

Satisfactory Performance

P

(50-59%)

Pass (only used before September 1994)

SG

Standing granted where completion of normal requirements was not possible, but credit was granted on the basis of adjudication by the school for non-examinable courses.

TS

Transfer standing granted for a course taken in another jurisdiction.

AEG

Aegrotat standing for a provincial exam granted by the Provincial Board of Examiners because of illness or domestic affliction.

Program requirements are course-based rather than credit-based. The total number of Grade 11 and 12 courses required to graduate under this program is 13 courses.

 

  • 6 required courses, one from each of the following: 
    • Language Arts 11* 
    • Language Arts 12* 
    • Social Studies 11* 
    • Math 11* 
    • Science 11* 
    • Consumer Education 10 or 12* 

   * Selected from required course options in the Course-Based Graduation Program.

 

  • 7 elective courses must be completed.
  • Minimum 4 courses, including a Language Arts 12, must come from Grade 12 level provincially authorized or CP courses.
  • Maximum 2 LD courses may be used to meet requirements.

AP

Advanced Placement Course

BA

Board/Authority-Authorized Course

CP

Career Preparation Course

CS

Correspondence Study Course

IB

International Baccalaureate Course

LD

Locally Developed Course

 

NOTE:

Percentages are not reported for Non-Provincially Examinable courses completed before September 1994.

NOTE:

Courses completed after August 31, 2001, cannot be used to fulfill the Grade 12 course-based graduation requirements.